Board of Trustees

Peddie has a unique opportunity to provide young adults with an extraordinary experience and prepare them to make a difference in the world. Domingo Garcia P'17 '20

Board of Trustees

Doug Davidson ’64, Chair
New York, New York
Retired Managing Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP

Roger Durling ’82, Vice Chair
Goleta, California
Executive Director, Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Mitka T.L. Baker ’96
Rockville, Maryland
Enforcement Council, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Virginia Bauer P’03’05
Red Bank, New Jersey
Chief Executive Officer, GTBM, Inc.

George Chen ’84
Chicago, Illinois
Network Partner, Strategos, Inc.

Jeffrey Cruz ’86 P’16
Rumson, New Jersey
Licensed realtor, Weichert Realtors

Suzanne Daly ’99
New York, New York
Senior Vice President, Two Sigma Investments, LP

Allison B. Davi ’02
New York, New York
Managing Director, Benefit Street Partners, LLC

Sangu J. Delle ’06
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Chairman and CEO, Golden Palm Investments

Patrick W. Dennis ’98
New York, New York
Partner and Managing Member, Davidson Kempner Capital Management

Grant Edwards (faculty representative)
Hightstown, New Jersey
College Counselor, Peddie School

Nora Eldessouky P’19’23 (Peddie Parents Association representative)
East Windsor, New Jersey
President, Peddie Parents Association

Domingo Garcia P’17’20’23
London, United Kingdom
Senior Vice President and Chief Tax Officer, Aon PLC

Jean M. Grant P’82
Harrison, New York
President and COO, Minskoff Grant Realty & Management Corporation

Carlos Guajardo P’22
Miami, Florida
Founder and CEO, Maynada Capital Advisors, LLC

Ralph Izzo P’15
Cranbury, New Jersey
Chairman, CEO and President, PSE&G


Robert Kugler ’68
Camden, New Jersey
Judge, U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
FISC and Senior Judge, U.S. District Court of New Jersey, Camden

Jeffrey R. Larsen ’93
Radnor, Pennsylvania
Managing Partner, Larsen MacColl Partners, LP

Benjamin M. Levy ’00
New York, New York
Director of Research, Alleghany Corporation, Roundwood Asset Management

John Lloyd ’64 P’16
Oceanport, New Jersey
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health

Mitchell G. Mackler ’84
Princeton, New Jersey

Sara L. McGinty ’96
San Francisco, California
Head of Partnerships, Theorem LP

Sunanda Nair-Bidkar P’20’22
Princeton Junction, New Jersey
Director of Strategic Planning, South Asia, Institute for New Economic Thinking

Dr. Michael T. Nettles
Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Vice President, Policy Evaluation and Research Center, ETS

Sheryl Oliver P’17’19
Jackson, New Jersey
Founder, President, New Jersey Angels

Peter Quinn P’15’18’21
Hightstown, New Jersey
Head of School, Peddie School

Robert J. Ruberton ’93
Montclair, New Jersey
Global Head of Illiquid Opportunistic Credit, Apollo Global Management, LLC

Michael D. Smith ’79
Boston, Massachusetts
Professor, Harvard University

Dr. Patricia G. Sullivan P’17
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chief Quality Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Timothy Starkey ’96
Chatham, NJ
Founder & Managing Partner, Starkey Financial Partners

Chavon Sutton ’99
New York, New York
Senior Investment Director, Sustainable & Impact Investing Research, Cambridge Associates

Tracey Jasinski Wetmore ’97
Little Silver, New Jersey
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management, Rumson Country Day School

Sean Woodroffe P’19
Belle Meade, New Jersey
Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, TIAA

Ning Zhao, Ph.D. P’17
West Windsor, New Jersey
Senior Vice President of Operations/Head of Corporate HR, WuXi App Tec Co., Ltd.



Emeritus Trustees

Christopher J. Acito ’85
Michael R. Armellino ’57 GP’19
Alfred B DiCenso ’52 P’89
Roy Grossman ’70
Ira Haupt II ’52
J. Robert Hillier, Lh.D., FAIA
Robert M. Kaye ’54
Elizabeth Silverman P ’03 ’10 (Board Chair Emeritus)

Advisory Trustees

Arthur E. Brown, M.D. ’63
Stephen L. Brown ’57 P’95
Roger J. Burns’63
Karen C. Buroojy P’07
Susie Caldwell '80
Edward C. Dippold III ’81 P’12
Jeffrey D. Enslin ’84 P’14
Gabriel A. Galindo ’59 P’98 ’01
Bernard M. Goldsmith III ’62 P’83 GP’12’15’18
Roger B. Hansen ’61 P’91
Terry Hensle, M.D.’60 P’92
Kevin MacMillan ’93
Linda C. Marshall ’81
Wight Martindale III ’80 P’16’18’20
Hon. David B. Mitchell ’63
Hal Rubin ’57
Anne L. Seltzer P’88
Gregory K. Smith ’85

Meet our trustees

Mitka (Hayes) Baker '96

Mitka (Hayes) Baker '96 is enforcement counsel at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in Rockville, Md., a regulatory body charged with protecting investors by making sure the broker-dealer industry operates fairly and honestly. She is a member of the Peddie Trustee Diversity Ad hoc Committee and former member of the Young Alumni Board.

Notable: At Peddie, Baker won the Walter H. Annenberg Award, presented to the senior who exemplifies the greatest devotion and service to Peddie.

Suzanne Daly '99

Suzanne Daly Hart '99 is senior vice president of Two Sigma, a New York City-based hedge fund.

Notable: At Peddie, Hart was student body president and received the Walter H. Annenberg Award in recognition of her devotion and service to the school.

Allison Davi '02

Allison Davi '02 is the managing director and head of business development at Benefit Street Partners, a leading credit-focused alternative asset management firm in New York City.

Notable: Davi, an Annenberg Scholar, was a member of the Peddie Leadership Council and is co-chair of the Peddie Fund.

Roger Durling

Roger Durling ’82 is the executive director of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, adjunct film studies professor at Santa Barbara City College and columnist for the Santa Barbara Independent. He is a member of the Bell Society and served on the Peddie Leadership Council.

Notable: At Peddie, Durling won the J. Walter Reeves Speaking Contest and the John Holmes Lubkert Memorial Prize for Creativity.


Jean Minskoff Grant P'82

Jean Minskoff Grant P'82 is the president and chief operating officer of Minskoff Grant Realty & Management Corp. in White Plains, N.Y.

Notable: Grant previously served as chief dietitian and a teaching fellow at New York University.

Roy Grossman '70

Roy Grossman '70 is a partner with MSP Digital Marketing in New Canaan, Conn., which specializes in targeted marketing communications for the education, non-profit, healthcare, finance and retail sectors. Grossman is a former member of the Board of Trustees (1997-2011).

Notable: At Peddie, Grossman was president of the junior class and student body president.

Mitchell "Mitch" Mackler '84

Mitchell "Mitch" Mackler '84 has extensive experience managing in-house counsel across a wide variety of businesses. A seasoned traveler, Mackler has visited more than 40 countries.

Notable: Mackler is a founding member of the Peddie Leadership Council.

Sara McGinty '96

Sara McGinty '96 is an executive director at Morgan Stanley. She recently moved to San Francisco after living in London for 13 years. McGinty was profiled in "Women in Finance" (2016), a Chronicle feature about Peddie alumnae who have reached great heights in the finance industry. She is former co-chair of the Peddie Fund.

Notable: McGinty and fellow trustee Tracey Wetmore '97 are members of the Peddie Sports Hall of Fame with the 1995 Girls' Soccer Team.

Michael Nettles, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Nettles is senior vice president of the ETS Policy Evaluation and Research Center in Princeton, N.J. He served on a number of professional boards, including the National Research Council Board on Testing and Assessment and the Harvard University Medical School Advisory Committee on Diversity.

Notable: Nettles has a national reputation as a policy researcher on educational assessment, student performance and achievement, educational equity and higher education finance policy.

Rob Ruberton Jr. '93

Rob Ruberton Jr. '93 is a partner of Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternate investment manager in  New York City. He is a member of the Peddie Sports Hall of Fame with the 1990 swim team and served on the Peddie Leadership Council.

Notable: For his college statement, one Peddie teacher wrote, "Robbie is one of the most spectacular students Peddie has seen in the past decade."

Gregory Smith '85

Gregory Smith '85 is vice president and associate general counsel for AT&T in Dallas, TX, where he advises on matters ranging from antitrust and anti-bribery to regulatory matters in the communications industry. He is a former member of the Peddie Board of Trustees (1995-2015).

Notable: At Peddie, Smith won the Wyckoff Honor Prize, the school's highest award, for ability, character and attainment.

Michael Smith '79

Michael Smith '79 is a professor of engineering and applied sciences at Harvard University.

Notable: In 1979 Smith and his teammates were the fastest prep school Boys' 200 Medley Relay in the country, and earned Peddie its first national swimming record ever.

Patricia Garcia Sullivan, Ph.D. P'17

Patricia Garcia Sullivan, Ph.D. P'17 is vice president of quality and patient safety at the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She is former president of the American Heart Association (AHA) of Southeastern Pennsylvania and is immediate past chair of the board of the AHA, Great Rivers Affiliate.

Tracey (Jasinski) Wetmore '97

Tracey (Jasinski) Wetmore '97 is the director of admissions and enrollment management at Rumson Country Day School in Rumson, N.J. She is a former member of the Peddie Leadership Council and former co-chair of the Peddie Fund. Her husband, Andrew Wetmore '93, is a fellow alumnus.

Notable: Wetmore and fellow trustee Sara McGinty '96 are members of the Peddie Sports Hall of Fame with the 1995 Girls' Soccer Team.